Motorola One Action Hands-On: A smartphone with an action camera?

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  • BRIAN King
    BRIAN King  3 days back

    I've got the phone and I am very happy with it. I think the action cam and it's set-up is great. I can't seem to get an external microphone to work with it though.

    • Bite Hunter
      Bite Hunter  1 weeks back

      I never knew Motorola made smartphones

      • Jonathan Pusar
        Jonathan Pusar  2 weeks back

        Oh man, I love the idea! It's the sort of out-of-the-box thinking that used to be common in so many industries. Deceptively simple...like why not just reverse one of the video lenses? Yet no one else thought of it!


        Sadly it'll likely flop because it's positioned as a midrange. Great idea, but not too sure if it matches their target demo. That market in the US gravitates to higher-end smartphones or can only afford budget. Can definitely see this do well internationally, though Motorola already does well with that demo everywhere else but the US.

        • Viktor Jones
          Viktor Jones  2 weeks back

          How is it possible that sub 200$ Xiaomi phones have 4000mAh batteries inside of them but Sony ans Motorola can't put out a phone with more than 3500mAh batteries inside....... If a phone can barely last a day new, imagine what the battery life is gonna be in a year

          • Chandrashekhar Swami
            Chandrashekhar Swami  2 weeks back

            This colour is sexy

            • Caid Johnson
              Caid Johnson  3 weeks back

              The 90 degree camera is actually a really brilliant idea.

              • ben owen
                ben owen  3 weeks back

                Bummer for the US not getting the Android One version of the Motorola One Action, as Motorola have proven they can't be trusted with updates on their own, which makes this phone a no go with their terrible record with updates.

                • Doni Dino
                  Doni Dino  3 weeks back

                  Thank you! :)

                  • NomeCasuale
                    NomeCasuale  4 weeks back

                    TIL I'm an old man

                    • Aman Adlakha
                      Aman Adlakha  4 weeks back

                      Only con is battery

                      • Randy Mangubat
                        Randy Mangubat  4 weeks back

                        Mounting the camera sensor 90° horizontally is a GREAT idea! Holding a phone sideways with 2 hands is so odd (but necessary with other phones). So making video easier to take with one hand is awesome. Good job Motorola.

                        • Dominick
                          Dominick  4 weeks back

                          They had one job, ultra wide camera

                          • Anderley Muniz
                            Anderley Muniz  4 weeks back

                            Brasil 🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷🇧🇷

                            • siddhesh adekar
                              siddhesh adekar  4 weeks back

                              How much flips are capture in this smartphone

                              • kr gizmo
                                kr gizmo  4 weeks back

                                The landscape video while holding the phone vertically is quite innovative and might I add, useful.

                                • GrandeGio
                                  GrandeGio  4 weeks back

                                  Pretty phone and pretty girl too 🌼

                                  • Avantt 007
                                    Avantt 007  4 weeks back

                                    damn thats a big ass ho tho

                                    • maverick
                                      maverick  1 months back

                                      Crisp video.subscribed

                                      • Movies Unified
                                        Movies Unified  1 months back

                                        It seems like Samsung M series in India is rebranded as this motorolla phone

                                        • ktolwal
                                          ktolwal  1 months back

                                          brilliant review and u should all colors , awesome im subscribed

                                          • Thanh Tran
                                            Thanh Tran  1 months back

                                            6.3" ... better for women to hold... okkkay

                                            • Mr Mr Jims
                                              Mr Mr Jims  1 months back

                                              Hello Moto

                                              • Harry Bonsor
                                                Harry Bonsor  1 months back

                                                I'm 16 year old, that is not old

                                                • ankit pandey
                                                  ankit pandey  1 months back

                                                  Nice 3rd camera

                                                  • F. Rose
                                                    F. Rose  1 months back

                                                    Good video! ✌️

                                                    • Owen Chua
                                                      Owen Chua  1 months back

                                                      Act on it Moto!

                                                      • Belal Ali
                                                        Belal Ali  1 months back

                                                        3500mah battery... What a joke...

                                                        • Harith's
                                                          Harith's  1 months back

                                                          Ironic to see he praise how good the screen aspect ratio while the video itself still use 16:9....

                                                          • Asorio
                                                            Asorio  3 weeks back

                                                            you can also shoot in 21:9

                                                          • Andrean Romanky
                                                            Andrean Romanky  1 months back

                                                            Because more people still use 16:9 and laptops mainly use it?

                                                        • Asdfghjkl I am wrong but
                                                          Asdfghjkl I am wrong but  1 months back

                                                          What about the cost

                                                          • Ben Lin
                                                            Ben Lin  1 months back

                                                            I have an action camera that can take photos on the S10

                                                            • seven henson
                                                              seven henson  1 months back

                                                              Nobody outside of US will buy motolora. It's targeted at the mid range where there is plenty of cheaper and better phones

                                                              • sujay sharma
                                                                sujay sharma  1 months back

                                                                PUBG TEST

                                                                • Nafiz Mahmud
                                                                  Nafiz Mahmud  1 months back

                                                                  Go pro It is a must have feature

                                                                  • VulcanSpock
                                                                    VulcanSpock  1 months back

                                                                    Can't phone makers make a some sort of a multi-aspect ratio setup with video and let users choose what aspect ratio to film in portrait mode? I imagine is not a difficult task, is it? Or phone makers refuse to do it?


                                                                    Or putting in such a feature will damage the smarphone peripheral business of grips, gimbals and etc?

                                                                    • VulcanSpock
                                                                      VulcanSpock  2 weeks back

                                                                      @Jonathan Pusar it's not about the lens, but the sensor and software. The Panasonic LX series have multi-aspect ratio for shooting stills through cropping. Why can't phones have that?

                                                                    • Jonathan Pusar
                                                                      Jonathan Pusar  2 weeks back

                                                                      That's on the lens, but in theory you can design a lens to allow light in certain ways. Maybe layer one 'lens' over another to allow that sort of light capture.

                                                                  • Lanchester Naanyane
                                                                    Lanchester Naanyane  1 months back

                                                                    Now you can capture that Worldstar fight in landscape.

                                                                    • Inaya Nanban
                                                                      Inaya Nanban  1 months back

                                                                      Moto don't know, under display finger print scanner technology.
                                                                      Still using old rear mounted.

                                                                      • Nicu Baka
                                                                        Nicu Baka  1 months back

                                                                        @Inaya Nanban more than the optical one.

                                                                      • Inaya Nanban
                                                                        Inaya Nanban  1 months back

                                                                        @Nicu Baka how secure

                                                                      • M Morti
                                                                        M Morti  1 months back

                                                                        Old school rear fingerprint scanner is better. I have a Samsung Galaxy A70 with an under display fingerprint scanner, and it is almost totally unreliable. I hope an update can fix it, but for right now I prefer rear fingerprint scanner.

                                                                      • Nicu Baka
                                                                        Nicu Baka  1 months back

                                                                        the back is better wtf and faster and more secure and cheaper🤦🏿‍♂️

                                                                    • munesh kv
                                                                      munesh kv  1 months back

                                                                      Lenovo is Just Spoiling Motorola

                                                                      • Armin Sanjana
                                                                        Armin Sanjana  1 months back

                                                                        Motorola ,you did it again♥️ love the green color and the concept behind the camera.. hopefully people take notice of it too

                                                                        • Zaph Enath
                                                                          Zaph Enath  1 months back

                                                                          FOCUS!!!

                                                                          • theloniousMac
                                                                            theloniousMac  1 months back

                                                                            Younger more “globally conscious.” AH ha ha ha ha. Right. Most younger people I’ve met are incapable of comprehending 6th grade readers. Globally conscious? Ask them which continent contains India.

                                                                            • Apita Susilo
                                                                              Apita Susilo  1 months back

                                                                              Vlzco💙

                                                                              • Richard Thomas
                                                                                Richard Thomas  1 months back

                                                                                yo 🤔 i think people really underestimate the value of really cool background music and beats,,,, out of all reviews urs was one of the best cause of it

                                                                                • Stephen Willis
                                                                                  Stephen Willis  1 months back

                                                                                  I really want that new green color!!! So pretty!

                                                                                  • Joel G. J
                                                                                    Joel G. J  1 months back

                                                                                    Nokia does not discriminate when it comes to Android One devices in the US. BRING THE UPDATES TO THE US.

                                                                                    • Leo Gaming
                                                                                      Leo Gaming  1 months back

                                                                                      Abe so vie stie motoroli kupete iphone

                                                                                      • pukkandan
                                                                                        pukkandan  1 months back

                                                                                        Motorola still exists!?

                                                                                        • Santhosh Thadishetty
                                                                                          Santhosh Thadishetty  1 months back

                                                                                          Many phones came with punch hole but this one came with the Black Hole ⭕ 😂😂😂


                                                                                          Once again RIP MOTOROLA 💐 😥

                                                                                          • Santhosh Thadishetty
                                                                                            Santhosh Thadishetty  3 weeks back

                                                                                            @natureBoy6 😂

                                                                                          • natureBoy6
                                                                                            natureBoy6  4 weeks back

                                                                                            Santhosh Thadishetty I have read this comment on every one action video by some random Indian dude

                                                                                          • l031786
                                                                                            l031786  4 weeks back

                                                                                            And you are trying to be cool by stealing other comments. Nice try attention seeker.

                                                                                        • FritsM
                                                                                          FritsM  1 months back

                                                                                          Price ?.